1. How running for a good cause can benefit you and others with Dino Verrelli REPLAY Dino Verrelli 36:14

#106 – Founder of Project Purple and runner, Dino Verrelli, talks about how running positively impacted his life, how he developed fundraisers that incorporate running to help pancreatic cancer patients worldwide, and how you can benefit by supporting a good cause.

Topics Covered:

  • How does Project Purple help families of those battling pancreatic cancer and fund research
  • How can running be a positive outlet and therapeutic experience
  • How can anyone experience the same thrill of running a marathon as elite athletes

Today’s Guest

Dino Verrelli

Dino Verrelli is the founder of Project Purple, which is an impact-driven organization with a vision of a world without pancreatic cancer. Dino's father, Giovanni, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2008 and lost his battle in 2011. Dino promised his father before he passed that he will never give up on defeating pancreatic cancer! Dino is a runner, CrossFitter, and all things pancreatic cancer.

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The month of November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. Join the fight with me for a world without pancreatic cancer through running. Visit projectpurple.org/events to find out how. If a 5k or 1-miler is a better fit for you, check out their virtual Turkey Trot at projectpurple.org/turkeytrot.

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